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Trilogy Recruits Director of Strategic Communications for ConnectEd

Burlingame, CA (October 1, 2014) — Retained executive search firm Trilogy Search Non+Profit has recruited a Director, Strategic Communications for ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career. Sande Smith joined the organization September 1st, with responsibility for passionately and creatively sharing ConnectEd’s story with key stakeholders and target audiences.

Previously, Smith was Senior Director of Communications for the Women’s Foundation of California, where she has had overall responsibility for strategic communications, donor communications, public policy communications, media relations, and online communications. Before that, she served as Communications Director for the Global Fund for Women, an international grant maker funding women’s rights organizations in 170 countries. Smith holds a BA in Portuguese and Brazilian Studies from Brown University.

Since 2006, ConnectEd: The California Center for College and Career has provided innovative practice, policy and research that supports the integration of rigorous academics with career-based learning and real-world workplace experiences. This integration process, called Linked Learning, is transforming education for California students.

Trilogy has advised numerous nonprofit and education-focused organizations on talent acquisition and related needs. These organizations  including Book Trust, EdSource, Education Sector, Pivot Learning Partners, Santa Clara University, Stupski Foundation, and The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. 

About Trilogy Search Non+Profit: Trilogy Search Non+Profit is a retained executive recruitment firm headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area. Trilogy specializes in placing executives who are multi- dimensional, integrated, and equipped to effectively lead for-profit and nonprofit institutions. The company conducts C-level searches and builds executive management teams for high technology, clean technology, life sciences, non-profit, and philanthropy clients.